YHA Levitt Smart Hostel

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The Hostelz.com Review

YHA Levitt Smart Hostel is a really nice hostel where you can enjoy your stay in Sofia!

The Location

Levitt Smart Hostel has to have one of the most perfect location in Sofia that a hostel could have. It is right on the main walking street and surrounded by loads of restaurants, bars, and currency-exchange services. It is only a short, five-minute walk to the metro station and a ten-minute walk down into the region where you will find most of the old and interesting buildings to explore.

Rooms and Bathrooms

There are four different rooms here; all are spacious and comfortable. The beds are quite cozy and they give you a sheet and a blanket.

There is only one shower in the hostel that is also combined with a toilet, and then one other separate toilet. If it is busy, then trying to get into the bathroom can be a bit of a challenge. The bathrooms are clean and well tended to, and the shower head is amazing but there is no door on the shower, so it has a tendency to get quite wet all over the floor.

Common Spaces

There is one common room, and this is around the dining room table with the kitchenette off to the side. There is enough space to seat about four or five people here, so it can get cramped. The kitchen has a sink but no stovetop. There is a kettle, toaster, and slow cooker that you can use, but most of the time it is easier to go out.

Summary

This is a small hostel that has a great atmosphere. Because it is so cozy you here, you see and spend time with people quite a lot. The reception isn't there at all times, but if at any point you need anything there is a giant TV in the hallway that is connected to the internet, and you can use this to Skype call or message the manager of the hostel and she is really good at helping and responding. You can ask and they will also help you with any tours or transport you may need during or following your stay.

Security is really good and everybody gets a separate code to use for the door so you don't need to carry a key. This is a nice and homey-feeling hostel to stay in with an excellent location!
by Globetrotter
Hostelz.com Staff Reviewer
2016-08-03
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(Location is approximate. You may need to pan/move to find "YHA Levitt Smart Hostel" at 55 Vitosha Boulevard.)

Location/Contact

Address
55 Vitosha Boulevard, Sofia, Sofia Province, Bulgaria
Coordinates
42.690989, 23.319772 (accuracy not guaranteed)
Location
Website
www.levitthostel.com
Telephone
+ 359 885 640 012
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How is YHA Levitt Smart Hostel rated on other websites?

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Hostelworld
(37 ratings)
89%
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HostelBookers
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HostelsClub
(13 ratings)
94%
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Hostels.com
(1 ratings)
100%
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HI Hostels
(33 ratings)
88%
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Average
93%
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93%

Hostelz.com Guest Reviews

 
High security
I would definitely recommend Levitt Smart for several reasons. It has the best possible location in the city center, the hygiene is impeccable, the staff is very accurate, and the security system is impressive. The WiFi worked incredibly well and my whole experience was very positive. I would be happy to come back there on my next visit to beautiful Sofia.
Silvia
Age 22, Italy
2016-01-27
 
Very nice and very clean
Levit hostel is excellent place to stay in Sofia. very friendly staff and the best location. Rooms are very clean.
Anonymous
Age 43, France
2015-12-06
 
Ideal Location
Property is located on one of the longest pedestrian shopping street in town. Other attractions are nearby -- Old Church and Museum. Property is very cosy and extremely clean.
Roger
(USA)
2015-08-27
 
Highly recommended
Levitt is an absolute beauty. Design, modern, warm, spacious, I only spent a night there but I'd recommend it to anyone would want to spend a relaxing and lovely night in Sofia. Excellent location -- Sofia main street, confortable bed and huge bathroom, friendly staff. The best Bar on Vitosha Boulevard.
Alexandra
Age 23, England
2014-01-07
 
High quality
Amazing,high-tech security hostel! They don't really have human reception, but only Virtual receptionist -- one very sweet bear (Winnie the Pooh) which can answer our questions, well, sometimes not quite right. However,they also had Intercom system for direct contact with the manager. The place itself is bright, extremely clean and very warm! I didn't pay for any breakfast but was offered coffee,tea and tasty Cake -- was really good!!! I had a great time in their bar -- the best one on the main street outside.
Oksana Uznicova
Age 19, Ukraine
2013-12-23

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